Man Dies While Working in Sewer

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KMOX) – We are getting word from Maryland Heights police that one of the workers that was overcome in a sewer hole has died.

46 year old Daniel Accola was working in an 18 foot hole when he became unconscious. the other worker reported feeling dizzy.

Rescue crews that to use a pulley system to get Accola out but he was pronounced dead at Mercy Hospital.

OSHA is investigating the death.   The men were working at Ardwick Lane and  Basston Drive inside a sewer line.

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